to eat in/to eat out: to eat at home/to eat in a restaurant
· I feel too tired to go out for dinner. Let’s eat in again tonight.
· When you eat out, what restaurant do you generally go to?
cut and dried: predictable, known beforehand; boring
· The results of the national election were rather cut and dried; the Republicans won easily.
· A job on a factory assembly line is certainly cut and dried.
to look after: to watch, to supervise, to protect (also: to take care of, to keep an...